1 more dengue patient dies, 183 hospitalised in 24 hours
One more dengue patient died while 183 were hospitalised in the 24 hours, till 8:00am today. Of them, 42 cases were from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, a total of 3,004 were diagnosed during the running month. A total of 21,201 have been infected this year. Of the total infected, 2,921 are from outside Dhaka.
At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June while 43 were infected in May and rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS.
According to the DGHS, 83 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year -- all in July, August, September and October.
Twelve people died in July while 34 died in August and 23 in September and 14 in October so far.
Among the deaths, 77 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 688 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 181 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.